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The world’s greatest challenges don’t always have simple answers. Going beyond the surface is critical when it comes to solving global problems. Our experts know how important it is to look back at history and consider the big picture if we want to find solutions that work. 

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The Water and Sanitation Challenge

For universal access to water to become a reality, governments and private-sector service providers should adopt a human rights-based approach to ensure water and sanitation services are safe, available, accessible, affordable, and culturally acceptable.
Deep Dive March 22, 2022

Five Key Elements for a Gender Lens in Trade

A large group of WTO members are set to adopt a declaration on trade, gender equality, and women’s economic empowerment—but how can we ensure it leads to tangible benefits for women?
Deep Dive March 14, 2022

Protecting Endangered Species

Despite continued conservation efforts, the status of many endangered species remains unchanged.
Deep Dive March 3, 2022

From Land Degradation to Land Restoration

Combating desertification, land degradation, and droughts can win socio-economic benefits for people in drylands and reduce climate change impacts.
Deep Dive January 11, 2022

Sustainable Food Systems in Canada

IISD undertook a scoping exercise to hear from our staff, civil society, and policy partners about what they see as some of the biggest challenges in charting a path to sustainable food systems in Canada.
Deep Dive December 16, 2021